A. Kizlova Myrrh-Pouring Heads in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra System of Cave Sacred Objects (Late 18th — Early 20th Ct.)

The article deals with problem of myrrh-pouring heads in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra
sacred objects system in Near and Far caves. The place of this heads in both caves
and its physical accessibility for prayers is analized. The infrastructure development
around the myrrh-pouring heads and its informational potentiality are investigated.
The author compares this heads interse and with other sacred objects
in Lavra caves. The monks tactic concerning the myrrh-pouring heads is described
and analized.

Keywords: Kyiv in late 18 th — early 20 th ct., Kyiv-Pechersk lavra, sacred object, myrrh pouring head.


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